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Ohio Black Expo Dates

1991: August 30 – September 1
1990: August 3 – 5
1989: August 4 – 6
1988: September 3 – 4

1991: August 30 – September 1

Black-Owned Firms are Making Progress
August 30, 1991 | Columbus Dispatch, The (OH)
Page: 02E | Section: BUSINESS

Former Miss Ohio Black Expo, Sharmell Sullivan, went on to win Miss Black America

Winner Took Obstacles in Stride – Miss Black America
July 23, 1991 | Columbus Dispatch, The (OH)
Author: ErinMarie(SS) Medick(SS), Dispatch Staff Reporter | Page: 03C | Section: NEWS

1990: August 3 – 5

Black Expo Attracts African Officials
August 4, 1990 | Columbus Dispatch, The (OH)
Page: 02H | Section: FEATURES – Accent & Arts

Overalls Bloom as Paris Sizzles
July 31, 1990 | Columbus Dispatch, The (OH)
Author: From staff and wire reports | Page: 04C | Section: FEATURES – Accent & Arts | Column: Style

Prominent Ministers to Speak at 1990 Ohio Black Expo
July 28, 1990 | Columbus Dispatch, The (OH)
Page: 11A | Section: NEWS | Column: Religion in Brief

1989: August 4 – 6

Opportunities Seen in Travel Industry
August 5, 1989 | Columbus Dispatch, The (OH)
Page: 08D | Section: BUSINESS

Black Expo to Open
August 3, 1989 | Columbus Dispatch, The (OH)
Page: 007 | Section: FEATURES – WEEKENDER

Expo Showcases Firms
August 2, 1989 | Columbus Dispatch, The (OH)
Author: Julie R. Bailey, Of The NeighborNews Staff | Page: 08 | Section: NEWS – NEIGHBOR NEWS

Expo Features Black Businesses
August 2, 1989 | Columbus Dispatch, The (OH)
Author: Julie R. Bailey, Of The NeighborNews Staff | Page: 10 | Section: NEWS – NEIGHBOR NEWS

9th Ohio Black Expo Set
August 1, 1989 | Columbus Dispatch, The (OH)
Page: 07D | Section: BUSINESS

1988: September 3 – 4

An Exhibition Within An Expo
September 4, 1988 | Columbus Dispatch, The (OH)
Page: 2B | Section: NEWS

Black Expo Features 300 Exhibits
September 3, 1988 Columbus Dispatch, The (OH)
Page 07D Lexile: 1300, grade level(s): 11-12

Black Expo Is No Longer Just For Columbus
September 2, 1988 | Columbus Dispatch, The (OH)
Author: Jennifer E. Smith, Dispatch Staff Reporter | Page: 4F | Section: NEWS

Ohio Black Expo Will Open Next Weekend
August 28, 1988 | Columbus Dispatch, The (OH)
Author: Sarah Mills Bacha, Dispatch Business Reporter | Page: 4G | Section: BUSINESS

Black Expo To Showcase Local Designer’s Efforts
August 25, 1988 | Columbus Dispatch, The (OH)
Author: Amelia Johanson, Dispatch Fashion Reporter | Page: D3 | Section: FEATURES – Accent & Arts | Column: Style

Giant Step for Black Expo
July 19, 1988 | Columbus Dispatch, The (OH)
Author: Jack Willey, Dispatch Columnist | Page: 1B | Section: NEWS | Column: ITEM ONE

Black Expo Moves To Vets Memorial
February 17, 1988 | Columbus Dispatch, The (OH)
Page: 13 | Section: NEWS – NEIGHBOR NEWS

Black Expo Ready To Make Its Move
February 5, 1988 | Columbus Dispatch, The (OH)
Author: Jack Willey | Page: 1B | Section: NEWS | Column: ITEM ONE

Columbus Black Expo Dates

1987: August 8 – 9
1986: August 9

1987: August 8 – 9

Storm Leaves Mark On Village
August 12, 1987 | Columbus Dispatch, The (OH)
Page: 3 | Section: NEWS – NEIGHBOR NEWS

African Art Products Getting Exposure
August 9, 1987 | Columbus Dispatch, The (OH)
Author: Craig Merz, Dispatch Staff Reporter | Page: 4D | Section: NEWS

Minority Leaders Honored – Activist Dick Gregory is Main Speaker for Black Expo Reception
August 6, 1987 | Columbus Dispatch, The (OH)
Page: 4D | Section: NEWS
NOTE: NBC4 is mentioned in this article

Winner Takes All – Surprise Takes Him
August 6, 1987 | Columbus Dispatch, The (OH)
Author: Jack Willey, Dispatch Columnist | Page: 1D | Section: NEWS | Column: Item One

Expo Features Minority Business
August 5, 1987 | Columbus Dispatch, The (OH)
Page: 3 | Section: NEWS – NEIGHBOR NEWS

Being Black In Business – ‘Some Decisions Are Still Made On Race’
August 2, 1987 | Columbus Dispatch, The (OH)
Author: Sarah Mills Bacha, Dispatch Business Reporter | Page: 1H | Section: BUSINESS

Bank’s Gift Aids East Side Groups
July 29, 1987 | Columbus Dispatch, The (OH)
Page: 3 | Section: NEWS – NEIGHBOR NEWS

Business Notes
July 29, 1987 | Columbus Dispatch, The (OH)
Page: 8 | Section: NEWS – NEIGHBOR NEWS

Columbus Black Expo Gets Boost From Bank One Contribution
July 8, 1987 | Columbus Dispatch, The (OH)
Author: Starita Smith, NeighborNews Bureau Chief | Page: 5 | Section: NEWS – NEIGHBOR NEWS

Black Unemployment Addressed At Meeting
March 18, 1987 | Columbus Dispatch, The (OH)
Author: Starita Smith, NeighborNews Bureau Chief | Page: 7 | Section: NEWS – NEIGHBOR NEWS

1986: August 9

Expo Mirrors Blacks’ Efforts
August 10, 1986 Columbus Dispatch, The (OH)
Craig Merz, Dispatch Staff Reporter Page 1E

Booth Space Available for Black Expo
July 23, 1986 Columbus Dispatch, The (OH)
Page 7 Lexile: 1030, grade level(s): 6 7 8

Expo Booths For Rent
July 23, 1986 | Columbus Dispatch, The (OH)
Page: 11 | Section: NEWS – Neighbor News

Mt. Vernon Cleanup Planned
July 23, 1986 | Columbus Dispatch, The (OH)
Page: 2 | Section: NEWS – Neighbor News